IAMZ-CIHEAM celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. Since 1969 our organisation has united over 30,000 people from across the Mediterranean and further afield in the common pursuit of education and cooperation. We are very proud to count on so many students, lecturers, cooperation partners and supporters in this common goal.
A program to introduce students to the Mediterranean agribusiness environment focusing on the European Union (EU) as well as the culinary and cultural riches of Spain. It is a varied co-curricular program with study trips to dierent cities in Spain, as well as visits to successful agrifood companies and activities in and around Zaragoza. The program will last 4 weeks with the possibility of staying an extra month to do an internship in a Spanish company. Zaragoza (Spain), June-July 2019
The Value Chain Analysis (VCA) approach is a powerful tool to increase knowledge on how seafood value chains function and respond to the challenges of globalization, increasing market complexity and the need for sustainable systems. IAMZ-CIHEAM, Zaragoza (Spain), 13-17 May 2019
From 1 to 5 April 2019, IAMZ-CIHEAM will be organizing an advanced course for professionals on precision livestock farming (PLF). FAO expects the worldwide demand for animal products to increase by 75% before 2050. Precision livestock farming (PLF) provides an opportunity for better farm management and sustainable development, creating added value for the farmer and improving animal health and welfare as well as increasing animal productivity.
From 17 to 21 June 2019 IAMZ-CIHEAM will be organizing an advanced course on big data techniques and applications in the agri-food system. The volume of available data has doubled in the past five years. This is creating new opportunities for business and science alike, and can assist the agrifood system to create more powerful processes.
iSAGE will enhance the sustainability, competitiveness and resilience of the European Sheep and Goat sectors through collaboration between industry and research. iSAGE have a powerful consortium with 18 industry representatives from various EU production systems and socio-economic contexts.
SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation (SI) and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry
and rural development (RD), and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a
focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting
Production and productivity of Mediterranean marine fish aquaculture, mainly seabass and seabream, are stagnating or growing slowly as a result of multiple and interrelated causes. To accomplish the objective of improving its competitiveness and sustainability, MedAID is structured in a first interdisciplinary WP to assess technical, environmental, market, socioeconomic and governance weaknesses.